Interview: Zuzanna Solakiewicz, “Yorzeit” image

Interview: Zuzanna Solakiewicz, “Yorzeit”

Director Zuzanna Solakiewicz reveals a little-known piece of Jewish history: a gravesite in Poland of three holy masters, covered up during World War II. Travel to Poland with Meir Moszkowicz on Yorzeit (the anniversary of the death of Master Zvi) in this beautiful documentary.

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Interview: Karen Thorsen & Tracie Holder, “Joe Papp in Five Acts” image

Interview: Karen Thorsen & Tracie Holder, “Joe Papp in Five Acts”

How did New York end up with public theater, Shakespeare in Central Park, and subway posters for Broadway shows? How did Meryl Streep, David Mamet, and George C. Scott get started? Directors Tracie Holder and Karen Thorsen discuss their documentary portrait of the man responsible for it all, Joe Papp.

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Interview: Destin Daniel Cretton, “I Am Not a Hipster” image

Interview: Destin Daniel Cretton, “I Am Not a Hipster”

The filmmaker behind December's Indie Night film speaks about his directorial approach, conflicting defintions of what is art and what is a hobby, and the largely unrecognized San Diego arts scene.

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Interview: Radu Gabrea, “Three Days Till Christmas” image

Interview: Radu Gabrea, “Three Days Till Christmas”

Romanian director Radu Gabrea talks about his latest docu-drama about the Romanian revolution and the final three days of the rule of communist leader Nicolae Ceaușescu and his wife Elena.

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Podcast: Showcasing the Next Wave of Romanian Cinema image

Podcast: Showcasing the Next Wave of Romanian Cinema

Against the expectations of many, a trio of Romanian culture warriors fought to bring this year's Making Waves festival to the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Hear them talk about the event in a special podcast interview.

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Interview: “Of Snails and Men” image

Interview: “Of Snails and Men”

We sat down with director Tudor Giurgiu and actors Andi Vasluianu and Monica Bîrlădeanu to discuss their Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema opening night film, the true events that inspired it, balancing humor and drama, the Romanian film community, and sperm donation.

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Interview: Casey Pugh, “Star Wars Uncut” image

Interview: Casey Pugh, “Star Wars Uncut”

Back in June, we interviewed the creator of this shot-by-shot, "crowdsourced" tribute to George Lucas' sci-fi masterpiece, which has an encore screening this Friday in our ongoing midnight movies series!

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Interview: Julia Loktev, “The Loneliest Planet” image

Interview: Julia Loktev, “The Loneliest Planet”

This NYFF '11 Main Slate selection has been dazzling festival audiences all year and is now in theaters in select cities. We spoke with the Georgian filmmaker about tongue twisters, the editing booth and her award-winning film starring Gael García Bernal and Hani Furstenberg.

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Interview: Sean Baker, “Starlet” image

Interview: Sean Baker, “Starlet”

The filmmaker discusses finding locations for his fourth feature, the desire to depict the adult film industry and its players in an original and three-dimensional way, and the canine co-star from which the film gets its name.

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Interview: Franck Khalfoun, “Maniac” image

Interview: Franck Khalfoun, “Maniac”

The rising horror filmmaker on keeping his remake of the cult grindhouse slasher fresh, the challenges of shooting in first person POV, the film's throwback prog rock soundtrack, and Elijah Wood's impressive work ethic. See him in person at Saturday's screening, part of our popular Scary Movies series!

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